Title from incipit: Sensuit lart et instruction de bien dancer; This copy has the date '1488' added to the colophon by a later hand, but Tholoze probably began to print 'at some time about the middle nineties' (BMC VIII p.xli); Smith, M.D. in A fifteenth century dancing book: 'Sur l'art et instruction de bien dancer' (Journal of the English Folk-Dance Society, Dec. 1937) attributes the work to Guillaume Guerson; Printed in red and black with initials rubricated by hand; Signatures: A-B6; Initial; tail-piece on Aiii recto at end of text; Illustration on last leaf verso; Music: Aiii verso-B[vi] recto; '[The] musical notes [were] printed from movable type on a four-line stave.' - viz. L' art et instruction de bien dancer: a facsimile of the only recorded copy / with a bibliographical note by Victor Scholderer (RCP, 1936), bibliographical note, p. 3; Includes a collection of basses danses with letter system choreography; Copy bound with (in front) single-leaf woodcut 'La noble et excellente entree du Roy nostre sire en la ville de florence qui fut le xvii.e. Jour de nouembre cccc.iiii.xx [&?] xiiii. Probably not part of item as has 2 wormholes not matched in A1; This material has been provided by Royal College of Physicians, London. The original may be consulted at Royal College of Physicians, London.  leaves.
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